Moon (Tsuki), from the series Fashionable Snow, Moon and Flowers (Fûryû Setsugekka)

「風流雪月花 月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #344; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #325.2, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 330; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 103, #168

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.9 x 20.2 cm (11 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4475

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Nani to naku/ mono-omoi somete/ nagabureba/ kawaranu tsuki mo/ sode nurashikeri
「なにとなく 物思ひそめて  ふれは かわらぬ月も 袖ぬらしけり」

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#611); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection